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Calories

(noun) Plural form of calorie.

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Re: Food to ATP energy?

... We use the upper case "C" when talking about foods and the lower case "c" when talking about metabolism. Your 8000 calories is really only 8 Calories. The rest of this reply is going to be a little bit Math-intense, but I'll try to summarize at the end (I think I ...

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by tmbirkhead
Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
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Views: 594

Re: Food to ATP energy?

The recommended daily intake is more than 2000 kilo calories! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_energy#Recommended_daily_intake The daily turnover of ATP is equivalent of about 1000 kcal.

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by JackBean
Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:50 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
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Views: 594

Food to ATP energy?

... to pertain to many concepts. I am not a biologist but the following is my understanding: I suppose humans have an average daily intake of 2,000 calories in the form of food, using an average of 90 calories per hour while idle and awake. I suppose this food is digested and separated into nutrients ...

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by Viktor
Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:50 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
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Views: 594

Re: Fats in the Late Night?

Consuming food items in the late evening usually would entail snack foods, which of course generally contain an abundance of saturated fat and calories. Although there is some medical evidence to suggest that sleep deprivation can result in the increased uptake of glucose to fat, there is little ...

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by Coelacanth
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:50 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Fats in the Late Night?
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Views: 1653

Co2 from respiration-Sugars vs Fats

That's because fats are more reduced thus you get more energy (calories) per molecule or weight.

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by JackBean
Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Co2 from respiration-Sugars vs Fats
Replies: 12
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